Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Death presumed: 21st March 1918; age 19; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 47828

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 48467, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 28 & 29.

Pozieres Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Last, of 49, Cox Lane, Ipswich.




1901   13, Little Queen Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


Alfred was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Alfred Last, 31, Living on own means, born Ipswich.

Helen Last (nee Banyard), 28, born Ipswich.

Victor Harry Last, 11 months, born Ipswich.

2 boarders.


1911   51, Cox Lane, Ipswich.


Alfred was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 41, a Jobbing Gardener.

Helen, 38.

Victor, 10.

Nellie Ethel Last, 7, born Ipswich.

Stanley William Last, 6, born Ipswich.

Frank Sydney Last, 4, born Ipswich.

Grace D. H. Last, 4 months, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Helen Last – mother.


Alfred is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich, and at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich.



Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion:


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